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Άχνα (Greek) Duzce (Turkis)
Achna is located in Cyprus
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°3′19″N 33°47′4″E / 35.05528°N 33.78444°E / 35.05528; 33.78444
KintraDe jure  Cyprus
De facto  Northren Cyprus
DestrictFamagusta Destrict
 (2001 [1])
 • Total1,952
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Achna (Greek: Άχνα Turkis: Duzce), is a veelage in Cyprus in the Famagusta Destrict, juist north o the Unitit Naitions Buffer Zone. Efter the conflict in 1974, the displacit residents built a new veelage sooth o the auld location.

Achna is weel kent for its fitbaa club Ethnikos Achna FC, that wan the UEFA Intertoto Cup in 2006. In 2001 the nummer o inhabitants wis 1,952.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The inhabitants built a proveesional veelage o tents in the Achna forest (Dasaki tis Achnas), some hunder metres awa frae their auld veelage, an stairtit later tae build a new veelage, Dasaki Achnas, near the auld location, athin the confines o the Dhekelia Sovereign Base Aurie

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus (MS Excel), 2001 Population Census

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